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[bioontology-support] searching a subtree of an ontology
whetzel at stanford.edu
Wed Jun 16 09:39:24 PDT 2010
Thanks for the feature request. There is a parameter to limit the
search to a subtree. More documentation on the 'subtreerootconceptid'
parameter is at: http://www.bioontology.org/wiki/index.php/NCBO_REST_services#Search_BioPortal
. Does this meet your needs?
On Jun 16, 2010, at 9:28 AM, Tomasz Adamusiak wrote:
> Would it be possible to add a feature (unless it's already possible)
> to limit a search query to a part of an ontology? Example search
> only children of Unit_of_Measure in NCI Thesaurus.
> At the moment the only way I think it could work would be to ask the
> root path for every term in the result list, which of course is not
> very effective...
> Ccing Kees van Bochove on the email who's also interested in this
> Tomasz Adamusiak, MD, PhD
> European Bioinformatics Institute
> +44 (0) 1223 492 562
> tomasz.adamusiak at ebi.ac.uk
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